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Steve Durbach CV

Science Background (1998-2008)

1998-2002     PhD in Genetics; University of the Witwatersrand; Johannesburg, South Africa

2002-2008     Worked as Lecturer and Researcher in the Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of the Witwatersrand

Artistic Career (2008 onward)

2009               Short course National Art School (NAS) (Drawing with Pamela Vaughn)

2009               Short course Painting (NAS) (Eric Niebuhr)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2005 Bamboo gallery, Johannesburg, SA.

2010 Art Beat Exhibition, Moriah College, Queens Park, Sydney.

2011 Gallery 41; group painting exhibition.

2012 Shir Madness exhibition Bondi Pavilion; Balmain Art Show

2013 Ubuntu, Sydney College of the Arts Gallery, Callan Park, Rozelle;

2013 Art for kids spaces, gallery 307, Northbridge, Sydney;

2013 ‘We Dream, we speak’ Bondi Pavillion (Artists from the Ngala Mai Aboriginal/Torres Strait Is & The Jewish Community)

2014 Redfern Artist Group show (Home); Gallery 107 in Redfern; 15 Oct to 25 Oct

2015 Tikkun Olam (Joint Exhibition with Aboriginal, Korean and Jewish artists); Temple Emanuel, Chatswood; April

2015 A Bit Blue 3; GKJE gallery 1 Mercure Hotel , Kings Cross

2016 My Place+Your place = a better place (Tikkun Olam Exhibition) at Waverley library curated by Estelle Rozinski (part of Shir Madness Festival)

2017 UNTITLED; Traffic Jam Gallery; Neutral Bay, Sydney.

2017 Field of Dreams; 14 Sept – 14 Oct; ULTRAGRAFIK Fine Art, Port Macquarie

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2010 Coogee Art Lounge, Sydney; Global Gallery, Paddington Sydney;

2011 Waverley library – Bondi Junction;

2012 Art2muse, Double Bay (with photographer Ian Ginzberg)

2013 Queen street Gallery, Woollahra (August)

2016 Schrӧdinger’s Bird ; collaboration with Centre for Quantum Computation and Communication Technologies (CQC2T); Bondi Pavilion Gallery

Collaborations and Residencies

2015 (Sept) to 2016 (May) Collaboration with Centre for Quantum Computation and Communication Technologies, UNSW

2016 Installation at CSIRO/AIP Industry Day (November)

2017 Illuminated Waffles hosted Installation of interactive mechanical sculpture at GLEBE Markets (May)

2017 Residency at CSIRO, Lindfield (October, November)


2012 Finalist Waverley Art Prize

2013 Finalist Waverley Art Prize

2014 Finalist Artbeat

2015 Finalist Waverley Art Prize

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